A seasoned advertising and marketing executive, Jack Valente has had the unique opportunity of working in the New York, Southern California, Chicago, and Detroit ad markets working on blue chip accounts at some of the top companies in the US. He brings unique perspective from both the media agency and media partner side of the business to InStadium.
Prior to joining InStadium, Valente led the automotive planning teams at Mindshare New York, where he worked with Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mazda. Valente, as VP Sales Manager at ESPN's Detroit office, worked with brands such as GM, Ford, Chrysler, Goodyear, Progressive, and P&G. Before that, he served as Mediaedge's Managing Partner in their Irvine, CA office. Valente moved the business to Detroit and worked on all Ford business, including Ford of Canada, Ford Customer Service Division, Land Rover, Jaguar, Volvo and all Dealer Associations. Prior to joining Mediaedge, he ran all facets of the McDonald's media account at DDB Chicago. Additional accounts and agencies for which Valente has worked in a senior role are Bozell (Taco Bell), Bates (Hyundai), Y&R (Westin Hotels, Suzuki Motorcycles, KFC and Mexico Tourism), Needham Harper (Honda), and Y&R (Pabst Beer, General Foods).
Valente holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication Arts from St. John's University in Queens, NY.